June 9, 2022

world bathing day 2022 at the hot springs

Written by Amelia

On June 22, people from around the planet are invited to celebrate humanity’s common connection to water through the practice of bathing in recognition of World Bathing Day. The simple act of immersing oneself in water has the power to break down barriers between people of different backgrounds and to bring communities closer together. At this time of change and disruption, bathing reminds us of the interconnections between the wellbeing of our communities and the wellbeing of our planet.

As part of the day's celebratory events, hot springs and musical artists from around the world will come together for Global Sound Bath, a music and cultural showcase event which invites connectivity and togetherness through the power of sound.

To commemorate World Bathing Day 2022, we invite you to participate in the Peninsula Hot Springs celebrations by taking part in our curated onsite program of events, each designed to honour the act of bathing, cleansing and connecting with nature and each other. Guests will be able to embrace the healing powers and cooling effects of body clay, be invigorated by the powers of hot and cold therapy, find their flow with hot springs yoga and warm the soul with our Tulsi tea ceremony workshop.

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healing together

Now is a time of reconnection, reuniting and rebirth for our global community.

We are delighted to share this year’s theme ‘Healing Together’.

Let's come together as a global community and unite through our shared connection to water, celebrate and revive our cultural traditions, and share stories of experiencing harmony with nature.

Global Sound Bath Live

In a cultural showcase of sound, The Global Sound Bath celebrates humankind’s connection to music and water, delighting bathers throughout the course of the day as part of our annual World Bathing Day event. In its second year, bathing locations will be invited to collaborate with local musical artists and host performances for their communities.

In recognition of this year's theme, Global Sound Bath presents guests the opportunity to experience diverse musical offerings, encouraging connection that goes beyond the collaborative powers of music and water. This live sound event will allow us to reconnect and heal together through our shared passion for water, music, sound, rhythm and movement.

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hot springs yoga

Embody wellness this World Bathing Day and join us for Hot Springs Yoga in our open-air Amphitheatre. Move, stretch, strengthen and find balance as you submerge and feel the heat of our geothermal pools move through your core. Leave feeling restored, rested and ready to follow on with our curated program of activities designed for you to feel the full connective and healing benefits of water and celebrate the art of bathing.

Hot Springs Yoga will begin at 9:15am in our Bath House

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body clay ritual

Our body clay ritual invites you to let go of your inhibitions and find a sense of play. Switch on your creative flow and ignite your inner Picasso as you feel the healing benefits of the selection of Australian clay, carefully chosen by our wellness hosts. In this 45 minute guided workshop, you will hear stories about the benefits of clay and the empowering effects it can bring both physically and mentally when combined geothermal bathing.

Session times: 10:30am, 1pm and 3pm

Body Clay is available to add for $15 per person.

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fire and ice workshop

Invigorate your senses and rejuvenate your mind with our signature Fire and Ice workshop. Go on a restorative bathing journey as your flow between our hot saunas, our sub zero ice and deep freeze chamber before taking the plunge in our ice plunge pool. Shaped by science, cryoptherapy is an ancient practice that has evolved over time to become an in demand health and wellness experience on a global scale. Take part in this 45 minute guided workshop and prepare to feel refreshed both inside and out.

Session times: 9:30am, 12pm and 2pm

Fire and Ice is available to add for $15 per person.

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Find your centre with our tea ceremony, created to transform your tea break into a meditative self-care ritual. Tulsi is a herb revered by Ayurveda that has long been used to promote health throughout the body and support a positive response to stress, natural detoxification, endurance building and restoring balance. Combine this guided workshop with geothermal bathing and immerse yourself in an experience that will leave you feeling warm and toasty.

Session time: 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Tea Ceremony Workshop is available to add for $15 per person.

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share your bathing story

In celebration of connectivity from all different corners of the world, we will be inviting people to share an image of their bathing story on social media with the hashtag #worldbathingday. Whether it be geothermal bathing, a floating sauna experience or the simplicity of drawing a relaxing bath at home, we want to see how you're practicing the art of bathing this World Bathing Day.

How you can get involved

First, make plans with friends and family to visit your favourite hot springs, sauna, river, beach or harbour bath for #worldbathingday

Next, put the Global Sound Bath into your calendar.

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